Our Practice

We are architects and designers working across the UK, delivering outstanding projects with ambition and commercial understanding. We have built a strong reputation for pragmatic and sensitive design twinned with technical and delivery excellence.

For over 50 years, we have delivered lasting, sustainable, award-winning buildings and neighbourhoods. Our award-winning portfolio includes work for some of the UK’s leading developers, placemakers, landowners and asset managers; it spans across sectors including masterplans, build-to-rent and market residential, workspace, leisure & retail, education and buildings for public use.

We strive for beautiful buildings and an enjoyable process of making them, proud of our track-record of establishing long-lasting client partnerships and collaborations leading to successful outcomes. We offer solutions, adding value along the way.

 

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Recent Awards

  • 2024 BCO Awards | Best Project under 2500sqm | Finalist | One Sovereign Quay
  • 2023 Building Awards | Residential Project of the Year | Finalist | SOYO | New York Square
  • 2023 Building Awards | Architectural Practice of the Year UK-wide | Finalist
  • 2023 International Property Awards | Small Residential Project of the Year | Winner
  • 2023 Insider Property Media Awards | Residential Project of the Year (over 100 homes) | Winner | SOYO | New York Square
  • 2023 Insider Property Media Awards | Architectural Practice of the Year | Finalist
  • 2023 Insider Property Media Awards | Refurbishment of the Year | Finalist | One Sovereign Quay
  • 2023 Constructing Excellence - North | Project of the Year | Winner | SOYO | New York Square
  • 2023 Constructing Excellence - North | Best Residential Development | Winner | SOYO | New York Square
  • 2022 Architects' Journal Retrofit Awards | Best Hotel, Retail or Leisure | Finalist | Malmaison Hotel, York
  • 2021 Insider Property Industry Awards | Architectural Practice of the Year | Shortlisted
  • 2019 BCO NextGen North | Rising Star - Simon Hill | Winner | Wellington Street
  • 2019 CoStar Awards | Deal of the Year | Winner | Wellington Street
  • 2019 Insider Media Property Awards | Refit and Refurb | Finalist | Wellington Street
  • 2018 Insider Property Industry Awards | Architectural Practice of the Year | Winner
  • 2018 Yorkshire Property Awards | Game Changer | Winner | Platform
  • 2018 Inca Awards | Architectural Design Award | Finalist | Platform
  • 2018 Inca Awards | Best Refurbishment | Finalist | Platform
  • 2018 Offsite Awards | Best Education Building | Finalist | Ashville College Sports Centre
  • 2018 Building Awards | Offsite Project of the Year | Finalist | Ashville College Sports Centre
  • 2018 Architects' Journal Retrofit Awards | Best Workplace | Finalist | Platform
  • 2018 RIBA Rising Stars | Victoria Simpson | Shortlisted
  • 2017 Medway Design & Regeneration Awards | Commercial Industrial and Retail - New Restaurants | Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre
  • 2016 Revo Gold Award | Refurbishment | Sailmakers
  • 2012-13 Architectural Ironmongery Specification Awards | Hospitality & Residential | Commended | Rudding Park Hotel
  • 2012 RICS Pro-Yorkshire Awards | Leisure & Tourism Category | Highly Commended | Rudding Park Hotel
  • 2009 Property Executive Awards | Architectural Award for Excellence | Winner
  • 2008 RIBA International competition | Shortlisted
  • 2006 British Council for offices Awards | Fit out category | Shortlisted
  • 2006 Clay Roofing Awards | Highly Commended
  • 2006 Yorkshire Property Awards | Best Architect
  • 2005 Birmingham Civic Society Renaissance Award
  • 2004 RICS Awards - Building Conservation
  • 2004 Birmingham Post & Mail, House Design Awards | Special Development
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Some of the people we work with:

We are proud to work with a diverse range of clients, with much of our business being repeat custom. Teamwork is vital; it improves the impact of our projects and allows us to share best practice. We’re proud to have been recognised by BT Vision’s 100 Award for our commitment to collaboration and partnering.

  • Transport for London
  • Moorfield Group
  • Knight Frank
  • Clerical Medical
  • Aberdeen Asset Management
  • PLATFORM_
  • Bruntwood
  • Travelodge
  • Bucks New University
  • Derby College
  • LaSalle
  • Waitrose
  • Stow Away
  • Mailmaison
  • Intu
  • Kettler
  • Cole Waterhouse
  • Crest Nicholson
  • BF
  • Walkers
  • Radissson
  • Arla
  • AEW
  • LCM
  • Mariott International
  • BMO Real Estate
  • L&G